Category Archives: Success

That time I dropped the fishing pole…

This month I’ve been thinking about what holds me back.  I’ve been trying to understand major projects and times when I’ve lost momentum or quit completely.  Some have obvious answers.  Perhaps a shift in focus or priority.  Perhaps a heart … Continue reading

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My First “Make It Happen” Moment

My first Make It Happen Moment happened 19 years ago next week. I went to Girls State as a summer senior and decided I wanted to run for one of the highest offices: Governor. While public speaking and current events … Continue reading

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The One Thing That Will Help You Stay In the Top 5% of Your Industry

A lot of time management programs do not include Learning in their schedules. However, in order for you to be in the top 5% of experts in your field, you need to be constantly innovating, and you can only do … Continue reading

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Choosing Success: Three Traits EVERY Successful Person Demonstrates

      As I have studied, watched, and read all of the experts on the subject of personal development and success (and I’ve read A LOT), I have made an insightful discovery. At the most basic level I have … Continue reading

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WHY Lady Gaga CRUSHED IT During the Oscars 2015 and Why It Should Matter to You

I haven’t seen the Oscars yet.  As an avid movie goer, I’m embarrassed to admit that I haven’t even looked up the winners.  However, after oodles of social media posts, I finally Googled “Lady Gaga Oscars 2015” and like everyone … Continue reading

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Three Success Tips – Winning Video in the Brendon Burchard High Performance Academy Video Contest

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The Life Balance Myth – Free Video Series

I’m excited to announce the release of my free video e-course on The Life Balance Myth.   To get access to the videos, go here: http://speakmichelle.com/thelifebalancemyth/

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Comparison Equals Despair

Ever had one of those moments where someone says something to you and a light bulb goes on?  It happened to me last year when my business coach said to me, “Comparison equals despair.” In 2010, I went in search … Continue reading

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What Are You Spreading? – My TEDx Talk “The Contagious Theory”

I had the opportunity to speak at TEDxBountiful in January and it was an amazing experience.  I was honored to share the space with some of the best speakers and it is a dream realized to see myself on Ted.com … Continue reading

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Book Review – Fire Starter Sessions by Danielle LaPorte: Fun Find Friday

I’m doing a new thing on this blog.  When I find something I love, I’m going to share it in a new column called “Fun Find Friday”.   I’m an open Danielle LaPorte fan.  With the exception of her occasional … Continue reading

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